Symfony vs. Spring vs. CakePHP



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Description

What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

What is Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

What is CakePHP?

CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Spring?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Symfony?
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What are the cons of using Spring?
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What are the cons of using CakePHP?
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Pricing

How much does Symfony cost?
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How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing

Companies

What companies use Symfony?
423 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Spring?
403 companies on StackShare use Spring
What companies use CakePHP?
82 companies on StackShare use CakePHP

Integrations

What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with Spring?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP

What are some alternatives to Symfony, Spring, and CakePHP?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
  • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines

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Latest News

New in Symfony 4.1: Validator improvements
A week of symfony #581 (12-18 February 2018)
New in Symfony: Reproducible builds
Spring Vault 2.0 GA released
Spring Data Kay SR4 released
This Week in Spring - February 20th, 2018


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